The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) has said it will not allow itself to be cowed or obstructed from investigating all individuals connected to the recent discovery of human skulls in Ilorin, Kwara State.
The Police last Wednesday 17, October, paraded eight suspects allegedly responsible for kidnapping, murder, ritual killings and exhuming dead bodies.
The suspects were also alleged to have been removing and trading in human skulls and other human body parts in Ilorin.
Police spokesman in a statement yesterday reacted to a report published in Daily Trust on Sunday, 21st October, 2018 captioned; Kwara law makers raise alarm over transfer of suspected ritualist to Abuja.
He noted that Abdulrafiu Abdulrahman, Chairman House Committee on Information, Kwara State House of Assembly attributed in the report insinuated that there are alleged plots by the Police use the eight suspected human part dealers to implicate prominent clerics and top politicians.
He said, “Investigation into the arrested suspects in connection with the eleven human skulls and other human body parts recovered from them is still ongoing and the Police will definitely make the outcome public.”
He added that, “Any individual or group found to be connected with this heinous crime will be arrested and prosecuted. The Force has no any plan to implicate any personality in the matter and there is no any cause for any innocent person(s) to be afraid of the law.”
“The Force will not allow itself to be cowed, or obstructed from ensuring that the dictate of the law prevails in all matters,” Moshood said.
He also said, “On the case of Offa Bank Robbery suspects referred to by Hon. Abdulrafiu Abdulrahman, Chairman of House Committee on Information, Kwara State House of Assembly, investigation into the matter has been concluded by the Police and the case file sent to Attorney General of the Federation.”
He added that the AGF has directed that the case file be sent to the Kwara State Attorney General for prosecution which the Police has complied with since August, 2018.
Moshood said, “The Force has been waiting on the Kwara State Attorney General to take over the suspects from the Police for prosecution. Hon. Abdulrafiu Abdulrahman, Chairman of House Committee on Information, Kwara State House of Assembly should take note, please.”